• Leaving Home
    Checklist
  • Before
    You Leave

  • Electronics
  • Basic
    Essentials

  • Toiletries
  • Major
    Clothing
  • Study/Work
    Related

Put lights on timers Leaving Home Checklist

• Arrange for pet and plant care
• Stop routine deliveries
• Make your home looked lived-in while away
packingby putting lights on and a radio on timers
• Turn down thermostat
• Empty refrigerator
• Leave keys and itinerary with friend
• Lock windows, garage and doors
• Notify local police of your absence

Family TravelBefore you leave, Gather the Following

• Guide books and maps • Travelers checks or ATM card
• Passport and visa(s), • Insurance: Trip Cancellation / Medical
packingpersonal ID (drivers's license) • Photocopies of documentation
• Student ID (for discount access • Birth Certificate (if necessary)
packingto museums, etc.) • Marriage License (if necessary)
• Badges / IDs for work access • Tickets and itinerary
• Foreign currency of your • Hotel reservations
packingdestination country • Special event reservations
• Cash and credit credit cards • Paper printout of emergency contacts
packing(foreign currencies?) • Personal Prescriptions
   

 

ElectronicsElectronics

• Cell phone, charger, extra battery
• Camera, charger, batteries, cords, etc.
• iPod
• Headphones (bud? Noise canceling?)
• CD player and CDs
• DVD player and DVDs
• Laptop, cord and battery
• Plug & voltage adapters for foreign countries
• Other small electronics and chargers
packing(Nintendo DS, Kindle, etc.)

 

UmbrellaBasic Essentials

• Appropriate luggage • Small flashlight & batteries • Maintenance items
• Luggage locks & ID tags (DO NOT • Travel alarm clock • Mini sewing kit
packinglock checked baggage) • Small binoculars packing(place in checked baggage)
• Passport / Money carrier • Antibiotic Ointment • Scarf / bandanna
• Appropriate clothing • Brimmed hat or visor • Lip Balm
• Comfortable footwear • Eyeglasses, sunglasses & lens • Travel iron or steamer
• Rain protection packingcleaner or contact lens preparations • Folding sissors
• Camera and film (place film in • Language books packing(place in checked baggage)
packingcarry-on baggage • Reading materials • Laundry bag
• Video camera, tapes • Playing cards / games • Food bars or emergency
• Telephone plugs or modem • Address book packingsnack food

 

ToiletriesToiletries

• Comb / Brush • Diarrhea Medicine • Blow Dryer
• Toothbrush / Paste • Laxative • Deodorant
• Mouthwash • Insect Repellent • Lotions / Creams
• Dental Floss • Antibiotic Ointment • Cologne
• Shampoo / Conditioner • Alcohol Wipes • Lip Balm
• Soap • Sunscreen • Shaving Cream, Razor and
• Vitamins • Motion Sickness Medicine packingblades (or electric razor)
• Medication • Personal Prescriptions • Towel / Washcloth
• First Aid Kit • Nail Clipper • Earplugs
• Aspirin / Pain Reliever • Kleenex • Plastic Bags (if carry on, remember
• Cold / Sinus Medication • Q-Tips packingFAA limits on liquids and creams)

LuggageMajor Clothing

• Dress clothes: dresses, suits, shirts, • Overcoat / raincoat / topcoat
packingslacks, socks, ties / scarves • Umbrella
• Dress suit / sport coat • Sweater
• Dress shoes • Jeans
• Casual shoes • Winter dress gloves, scarf & hat
• Belt(s) • Hat
• Underwear: undergarments including • Exercise clothes
packingt-shirts, underwear & bras etc. packing(swimsuit, goggles, running clothes, & shoes,
• PJ's packinggym workout clothes & shoes

 

BriefcaseStudy / Work Related

• Books / magazines / Bible • Pens / pencils
• Work / school files & projects • Index cards
• Homework • Calculator
• Day-planner / PDA • Briefcase / backpack
• Paper / notebook